Reproduction in the Mexican leaf frog, Pachymedusa dacnicolor. III. The female.

@article{Iela1986ReproductionIT,
  title={Reproduction in the Mexican leaf frog, Pachymedusa dacnicolor. III. The female.},
  author={Luisa Iela and Rakesh Kumar Rastogi and Giovanni Delrio and Joseph T. Bagnara},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  year={1986},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={381-92}
}
The female of the Mexican leaf frog, Pachymedusa dacnicolor, displays a marked annual ovarian cycle. This consists of a long period of vitellogenic stasis, starting in early fall, soon after the breeding season, and ending in early spring. Oogonial proliferation continues throughout the year and new previtellogenic follicles are formed continuously. During the period of vitellogenesis, from spring to early summer, early, advanced, and postvitellogenic follicles are all found together, a… CONTINUE READING